Tag Archives: Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan

Fair Housing Laws Protect Immigrants, Refugees, and People of All Religious Faiths

  State and federal fair housing laws prohibit discrimination based on national origin and religion.  In our eight-county service area, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, and Ypsilanti all have “policies related to diversity, welcoming and immigration.” For a complete list of … Continue reading






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FHC Receives MLK Service Award

FHC Staff and Board of Directors were honored to receive the Martin Luther King Community Service Award by the Church of the Good Shepherd. The congregation has a 28 year tradition of recognizing people and organizations who work toward intersectional … Continue reading






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Rental Agent Exposes Illegal Housing Discrimination – New Fair Housing Case Settled

Chelsae Lakin gave up her new job and benefits to stand up against housing discrimination. Her knowledge of fair housing laws gave her courage to take action. Chelsae was excited about her new job. She was continuing her career path … Continue reading






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FHC and DOJ Settle Case Against Seven Michigan Properties for $45,000

“As long as you don’t have any kids or animals.” This is what our testers were told when they called three different Lansing-area properties. Testers were asked repeatedly to confirm that they did not have children before the agent offered … Continue reading






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November Housing Advocates Training and Welfare Policy Seminar – Registration Open

The Fair Housing Center of Southeastern Michigan staff, along with the Michigan Poverty Law Program, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan, will be holding Housing Advocates Training (HAT) on Monday, November 14th, and a Welfare Policy Seminar (WPS) on Friday, November 11th, … Continue reading






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